UC Davis Health System news http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/rss/{$key} UC Davis Health System news UC Davis Health System news http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/welcome/themes/default/images/logo.gif http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/rss/news UC Davis Health System news UC Davis study finds significant cost savings in pediatric telemedicine consults compared to phone consults http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/10039/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_10039 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (May 21, 2015) - Researchers at UC Davis have conducted a comprehensive study to determine whether pediatric telemedicine consultations with rural emergency departments save money compared to telephone consults. The answer is a resounding yes. While telemedicine systems are expensive to install and maintain, they more than pay their way, saving an average $4,662 per use. The study was published in the journal Medical Decision Making. Thu, 21 May 2015 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/10039 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2015-05-21T00:00:00Z UC Davis Medical Center rated among the nation's high performing hospitals by U.S. News & World Report http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/10035/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_10035 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (May 20, 2015) - New U.S. News & World Report hospital ratings for five common procedures and conditions show that UC Davis Medical Center is a “high performer” for heart bypass surgery, hip replacements, heart failure and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), and meets expected standards of care for knee replacements. Wed, 20 May 2015 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/10035 Susan Mar 2015-05-20T00:00:00Z Renowned immunologist to speak in Davis and Sacramento http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/10036/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_10036 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (May 20, 2015) - Dan Kastner, the physician and immunologist who coined the term “autoinflammatory disease,” will speak in Davis and Sacramento as the UC Davis School of Medicine’s 2015 Nelson Scientific Lecturer. Wed, 20 May 2015 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/10036 Susan Mar 2015-05-20T00:00:00Z UC Davis Children's Hospital launches Pediatric Early Mobility Program http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/10029/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_10029 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (May 19, 2015) - Early mobility and exercise have been shown to help patients recover faster and decrease long-term effects of delirium, a common condition of pediatric patients admitted to the pediatric intensive care unit (PICU). UC Davis Children’s Hospital has today launched a Pediatric Early Mobility Program to help improve recovery times, shorten patient stays, reduce pain and delirium among PICU patients. Tue, 19 May 2015 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/10029 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2015-05-19T00:00:00Z UC Davis CAARE Center celebrates 25th anniversary http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/10018/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_10018 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (May 19, 2015) - The UC Davis CAARE Center recently hosted an anniversary reception to honor the children and families served over the last 25 years and the staff and community partners who have dedicated their lives to the prevention and treatment of child abuse. The event was held April 30 at the UC Davis MIND Institute’s auditorium. Tue, 19 May 2015 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/10018 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2015-05-19T00:00:00Z Osteoporosis screening is too common for low-risk women and too uncommon for higher-risk women http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/10027/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_10027 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (May 19, 2015) - Many of those who should get it, don’t. And many of those who shouldn’t, do. That’s the story of a common screening test for osteoporosis, according to new research from UC Davis Health System. Tue, 19 May 2015 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/10027 Susan Mar 2015-05-19T00:00:00Z UC Davis CMN recognized nationally for its fundraising success at Walmart, Costco stores http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/10022/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_10022 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (May 18, 2015) - The Miracle Month of May is only half way through, but UC Davis Children's Miracle Network (CMN) has been recognized nationally for its fundraising success at Walmart and Costco stores. Mon, 18 May 2015 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/10022 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2015-05-18T00:00:00Z UC Davis Medical Center recognized for quality care for stroke patients http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/10024/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_10024 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (May 15, 2015) - UC Davis Medical Center has been recognized by the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association for using evidence-based guidelines that improve care and quality of life for stroke patients. Fri, 15 May 2015 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/10024 Susan Mar 2015-05-15T00:00:00Z American Pain Society awards Fishman for education in pain management http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/10020/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_10020 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (May 15, 2015) - Scott Fishman, chief of the Division of Pain Medicine and professor of anesthesiology at UC Davis Health System, has been awarded by the American Pain Society (APS) for his outstanding educational achievements in pain management. Fri, 15 May 2015 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/10020 David Ong 2015-05-15T00:00:00Z Sac Republic FC players surprise UC Davis Children's Hospital patients with visit http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/10023/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_10023 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (May 14, 2015) - Patients at UC Davis Children's Hospital got a surprise visit from Sacramento Republic FC players Rodrigo "Roro" Lopez and Gabe Gonzalez this afternoon. Thu, 14 May 2015 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/10023 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2015-05-14T00:00:00Z Neurodevelopmental risk factors leading to anxiety and depression caps off 2014-15 MIND Institute lecture series http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/10003/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_10003 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (May 14, 2015) - Ned H. Kalin, Hedberg Professor and chair, Department of Psychiatry, University of Wisconsin, will discuss Neurodevelopmental Risk Factors Leading to Anxiety and Depression, during the June UC Davis MIND Institute Distinguished Lecturer Series address. Thu, 14 May 2015 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/10003 Phyllis Brown 2015-05-14T00:00:00Z Revealing kidney cancer's secret http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/10017/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_10017 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (May 14, 2015) - An international team of scientists, led by UC Davis nephrologist Robert Weiss, have used a sophisticated combination of proteomics and metabolomics to show how renal cell carcinoma (RCC) reprograms its metabolism and evades the immune system. In addition, the study found that cancer grade has a major impact on this reprogramming. These results, published in the journal Cancer Research, point to new therapeutic options for this particularly deadly cancer. Thu, 14 May 2015 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/10017 Dorsey Griffith 2015-05-14T00:00:00Z UC Davis Residency Programs awarded grants to boost primary-care workforce http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/10016/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_10016 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (May 13, 2015) - California’s Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development has awarded more than $600,000 in grants to UC Davis’ Internal Medicine and Pediatrics Residency Training programs to boost primary health-care workforce training in California. Wed, 13 May 2015 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/10016 Susan Mar 2015-05-13T00:00:00Z UC Davis MIND Institute research finds differences in the brains and behavior of girls and boys with autism http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9818/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_9818 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (May 12, 2015) - New research conducted by the UC Davis MIND Institute on a large cohort of preschoolers with autism spectrum disorder has found differences in the underlying biology of their brains, and in  their behavior, that may help explain how the condition affects a little-studied and poorly understood population of children: girls. [en español] Tue, 12 May 2015 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9818 Phyllis Brown 2015-05-12T00:00:00Z UC Davis tests deep brain stimulation as a treatment for cognitive changes in Parkinson's http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9998/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_9998 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (May 12, 2015) - Surgeons at UC Davis Health System are testing an innovative method of limiting cognitive decline in patients with Parkinson’s disease. The treatment — deep brain stimulation, or DBS — involves delivering low levels of electrical stimulation to a part of the brain that controls the abilities to think, plan and remember. Tue, 12 May 2015 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9998 Susan Mar 2015-05-12T00:00:00Z Yellowlees elected vice president of American Telemedicine Association http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/10002/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_10002 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (May 11, 2015) - Peter Yellowlees, professor in the UC Davis Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, has been elected vice president of the American Telemedicine Association, which promotes the use of advanced remote telecommunications for health-care and consultation. Mon, 11 May 2015 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/10002 Phyllis Brown 2015-05-11T00:00:00Z Drug, Device Discovery and Development initiative moves forward http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9974/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_9974 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (May 11, 2015) - On April 15, 2015, three UC Davis leaders in research joined more than forty scientists from across the University of California (UC) system and representatives from the biomedical industry to discuss plans for strengthening UC’s position in drug, device and diagnostics development.  Mon, 11 May 2015 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9974 Carole Gan 2015-05-11T00:00:00Z News 10 highlights UC Davis Children's Hospital in its "Breakfast on the Job" segment http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9994/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_9994 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (May 8, 2015) - UC Davis Children's Hospital was the focus of News 10's "Breakfast on the Job" segment this morning from 5 to 7 a.m. The segment honored UC Davis Children's Hospital employees and discussed job opportunities currently available at the hospital.  Fri, 08 May 2015 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9994 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2015-05-08T00:00:00Z New intervention pioneered at UC Davis Children's Hospital helps mothers address depression http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9983/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_9983 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (May 7, 2015) - Researchers at UC Davis have developed a new intervention that identifies potentially depressed mothers and encourages them to seek treatment. The Motivating our Mothers (MOM) program takes a unique approach, relying on pediatricians rather than the mother’s doctor for diagnosis. In the study, mothers were given a short survey to assess whether they needed additional care. Those who identified depression symptoms were then coached by a research assistant to seek further help. [en español] Thu, 07 May 2015 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9983 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2015-05-07T00:00:00Z UC Davis recognized for support of breastfeeding http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9975/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_9975 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (May 7, 2015) - The Davis and Sacramento campuses of UC Davis are receiving recognition for their promotion and accommodation of breastfeeding. Thu, 07 May 2015 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9975 David Ong 2015-05-07T00:00:00Z Robin Steinhorn elected to the American Pediatric Society Council http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9989/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_9989 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (May 6, 2015) - Robin Steinhorn, chair of the Department of Pediatrics and medical director of UC Davis Children’s Hospital, has been elected to the American Pediatric Society (APS) Council. Wed, 06 May 2015 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9989 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2015-05-06T00:00:00Z Dermatologist Jagdeo awarded by American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9973/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_9973 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (May 5, 2015) - Jared Jagdeo, UC Davis assistant professor of dermatology, has received the 2015 Dr. Horace Furumoto Innovations Young Investigator Award from the American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery (ASLMS). Tue, 05 May 2015 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9973 David Ong 2015-05-05T00:00:00Z New UC Davis program targets next generation of physicians to advance Latino health http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9980/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_9980 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (May 4, 2015) - The University of California, Davis and The Permanente Medical Group today launched a new initiative at UC Davis School of Medicine dedicated to building the next generation of physicians committed to advancing Latino health. [en español] Mon, 04 May 2015 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9980 Susan Mar 2015-05-04T00:00:00Z Cable TV network Animal Planet films at UC Davis Children's Hospital http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9981/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_9981 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (May 4, 2015) - Cable television channel Animal Planet was at UC Davis Children’s Hospital last week to produce an episode of the series “Monsters Inside Me” about Jordan Herbst, the Bishop teenager who in 2013 became infected and survived hantavirus, a life-threatening and rare infection. Mon, 04 May 2015 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9981 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2015-05-04T00:00:00Z Jennifer Lopez and UC Davis Children's Hospital ask community to 'Put Your Money Where the Miracles Are' http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9970/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_9970 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (May 1, 2015) - UC Davis Children's Hospital is joining Jennifer Lopez in asking the community to “Put Your Money Where the Miracles Are” to support children’s hospitals. Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals, of which UC Davis Children's Hospital is a member, is kicking off a new campaign to bring awareness to the importance of donations to children’s hospitals. [en español] Fri, 01 May 2015 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9970 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2015-05-01T00:00:00Z Surgery for terminal cancer patients still common http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9965/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_9965 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (May 1, 2015) - The number of surgeries performed on terminally ill cancer patients has not dropped in recent years ­, despite more attention to the importance of less invasive care for these patients to relieve symptoms and improve quality of life. But new research from UC Davis also finds that the morbidity and mortality among patients with terminal cancer has declined because surgeons are selecting to operate on healthier patients. Fri, 01 May 2015 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9965 Dorsey Griffith 2015-05-01T00:00:00Z UC Davis Medical Center receives 'A' for patient safety from Leapfrog for fourth consecutive reporting period http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9971/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_9971 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (April 30, 2015) - The Leapfrog Group, a non-profit coalition of some of the country’s largest employers and health-care purchasers, has again awarded UC Davis Medical Center the highest grade possible, an “A,” on its most recent Hospital Safety Score, an evaluation that ranks hospitals nationwide on the likelihood that its patients will be free from preventable harm during their inpatient stays. This marks the fourth reporting period in a row that UC Davis has achieved the distinction. Thu, 30 Apr 2015 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9971 Carole Gan 2015-04-30T00:00:00Z Marjorie Solomon named to Marvin 'Buzz' Oates and Family Endowed Chair in Lifespan Development in Autism http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9921/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_9921 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (April 29, 2015) - Marjorie Solomon, associate professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, and a with a faculty member at the UC Davis MIND Institute and Imaging Research Center, has been named to the Marvin "Buzz" Oates and Family Endowed Chair in Lifespan Development in Autism in the UC Davis School of Medicine. Wed, 29 Apr 2015 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9921 Phyllis Brown 2015-04-29T00:00:00Z NCI funding boosts breast CT scanning research and development http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9960/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_9960 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (April 29, 2015) - John M. Boone, a UC Davis medical physicist and professor of radiology, has been awarded a $2.88 million grant from the National Cancer Institute to further develop and research computed tomography (CT) to detect breast cancer. Wed, 29 Apr 2015 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9960 Dorsey Griffith 2015-04-29T00:00:00Z Higher BMI associated with reduced costs, better health for diabetics http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9875/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_9875 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (April 28, 2015) - It’s a paradox: Diabetics with above-normal weight use health care less and report overall better physical health than their diabetic counterparts with normal weight, according to two new studies from UC Davis Health System. Tue, 28 Apr 2015 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9875 Susan Mar 2015-04-28T00:00:00Z Miss America Kira Kazantsev brings cheer to UC Davis Children's Hospital patients http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9964/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_9964 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (April 28, 2015) - Reigning Miss America Kira Kazantsev spent her day off at UC Davis Children’s Hospital last Friday. The 23-year-old New York resident was on spring break, but that didn’t stop her from making the trip out west to visit Sacramento and spend time with the pediatric patients on Davis 7. Tue, 28 Apr 2015 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9964 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2015-04-28T00:00:00Z UC Davis makes breakthrough in understanding Canavan disease http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9957/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_9957 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (April 27, 2015) - UC Davis investigators have settled a long-standing controversy surrounding the molecular basis of an inherited disorder that historically affected Ashkenazi Jews from Eastern Europe but now also arises in other populations of Semitic descent, particularly families from Saudi Arabia. Mon, 27 Apr 2015 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9957 Susan Mar 2015-04-27T00:00:00Z Prenatal stem cell treatment improves mobility issues caused by spina bifida http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9953/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_9953 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (April 24, 2015) - The lower-limb paralysis associated with spina bifida may be effectively treated before birth by combining a unique stem cell therapy with surgery, new research from UC Davis Health System has found. Fri, 24 Apr 2015 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9953 Susan Mar 2015-04-24T00:00:00Z Rare mutation causes vitamin A deficiency and eye deformities http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9948/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_9948 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (April 23, 2015) - Researchers at the University of Michigan and UC Davis have solved a genetic mystery that has afflicted three unrelated families, and possibly others, for generations. These families have been plagued by a variety of congenital eye malformations, including small eyes with poor vision and the complete absence of eyes. But until now, no one could figure out the genetic basis for these conditions. [en español] Thu, 23 Apr 2015 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9948 Carole Gan 2015-04-23T00:00:00Z Donald M. Null joins UC Davis as medical director of the NICU http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9943/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_9943 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (April 23, 2015) - Donald M. Null, an internationally renowned expert in neonatal ventilation, has joined the faculty of the UC Davis School of Medicine as medical director of the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at UC Davis Children's Hospital. Thu, 23 Apr 2015 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9943 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2015-04-23T00:00:00Z MIND Institute researchers receive grant to study schizophrenia in children with 22q11.2 deletion syndrome http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9939/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_9939 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (April 21, 2015) - Researchers studying a genetic disorder that in childhood causes anxiety and learning differences, but in adolescence or early adulthood results in schizophrenia in nearly one third of those affected, will investigate how emotional and intellectual challenges impact the development of early psychosis symptoms in this very high-risk population, through a new five-year, $2.5 million grant from the National Institute of Mental Health. Tue, 21 Apr 2015 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9939 Phyllis Brown 2015-04-21T00:00:00Z UC Davis Medical Center named one of 100 Great Hospitals in America http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9944/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_9944 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (April 21, 2015) - Becker’s Hospital Review has named UC Davis Medical Center to its 2015 list of 100 Great Hospitals in America. Tue, 21 Apr 2015 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9944 Charles Casey 2015-04-21T00:00:00Z The brain and behavioral effects of early exposure to chlorpyrifos http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9938/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_9938 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (April 21, 2015) - In a presentation scheduled for May 20 Virginia Rauh, a researcher from Columbia University, will discuss her studies of the effects of prenatal exposure to chlorpyrifos, a common insecticide and neurotoxicant, in a group of inner-city minority children. Tue, 21 Apr 2015 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9938 Phyllis Brown 2015-04-21T00:00:00Z Bushberg awarded Sinclair Medal for Excellence in Radiation Science http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9923/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_9923 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (April 21, 2015) - Jerrold Bushberg, clinical professor of radiology and director of Health Physics Programs, was awarded the Sinclair Medal for "Excellence in Radiation Science" at the annual scientific meeting of the National Council on Radiation Protection and Measurements in Washington, D.C. Tue, 21 Apr 2015 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9923 David Ong 2015-04-21T00:00:00Z Comprehensive genomic tumor profiling comes to UC Davis http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9915/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_9915 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (April 20, 2015) - The UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center and the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine have entered into a collaboration with Foundation Medicine, a leading molecular information company. The collaboration brings comprehensive genomic profiling into standard of care at UC Davis, allowing physicians to prescribe the most effective, targeted cancer treatments to patients based on the genomic information specific to each individual’s cancer. Mon, 20 Apr 2015 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9915 Dorsey Griffith 2015-04-20T00:00:00Z More work is needed to find the causes of flu vaccine disparities for the elderly http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9903/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_9903 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (April 20, 2015) - Public health specialists need to look beyond traditional solutions — such as expanding access to health insurance and primary care — to increase flu vaccination rates among older African Americans and Hispanics, according to a new study from UC Davis Health System and UCLA Health System. Mon, 20 Apr 2015 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9903 Susan Mar 2015-04-20T00:00:00Z Second-year medical student selected for Soros Fellowship http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9924/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_9924 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (April 17, 2015) - Lucy Ogbu-Nwobodo, a student at the UC Davis School of Medicine, is among the 2015 recipients of The Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowships for New Americans, the premier graduate school fellowship for immigrants and children of immigrants. Fri, 17 Apr 2015 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9924 David Ong 2015-04-17T00:00:00Z UC Davis Alzheimer's Disease Center opens new clinic in Walnut Creek http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9925/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_9925 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (April 16, 2015) - The UC Davis Alzheimer's Disease Center, one of only 27 research centers designated by the National Institutes of Health's National Institute on Aging, has established a new clinic in the East Bay in Walnut Creek. Thu, 16 Apr 2015 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9925 Phyllis Brown 2015-04-16T00:00:00Z National Science Foundation fellow aims to improve wrist health http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9917/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_9917 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (April 16, 2015) - Brent Foster, a UC Davis graduate student of biomedical engineering, has been awarded a National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship to develop software that can refine diagnostic imaging of the wrist. Thu, 16 Apr 2015 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9917 Susan Mar 2015-04-16T00:00:00Z UC Davis researchers win grant to answer key questions in surveillance of small lung nodules http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9913/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_9913 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (April 15, 2015) - Two UC Davis researchers will help run a major national study to improve surveillance practices for patients with small lung nodules identified on CT imaging and extremely low risk for lung cancer. Wed, 15 Apr 2015 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9913 Dorsey Griffith 2015-04-15T00:00:00Z UC Davis Alzheimer's Disease Center looks at Building a Better Brain as We Age http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9901/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_9901 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (April 15, 2015) - David A. Bennett, director of the Rush University Alzheimer's Disease Center, will discuss "Reducing Your Risk for Alzheimer's Disease: Building a Better Brain as We Age," during the May UC Davis Alzheimer's Disease Center Community Engagement Lecture Series presentation. Wed, 15 Apr 2015 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9901 Phyllis Brown 2015-04-15T00:00:00Z UC Davis nursing graduate students earn top awards at interdisciplinary symposium http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9911/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_9911 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (April 14, 2015) - Three master’s-degree students in the Nursing Science and Health-Care Leadership Master of Science — Leadership Graduate Degree Program at the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis took home top awards at the 2015 UC Davis Interdisciplinary Graduate and Professional Student Symposium. Tue, 14 Apr 2015 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9911 Susan Mar 2015-04-14T00:00:00Z UC Davis Health System's weekly farmers market resumes April 23 in Sacramento http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9907/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_9907 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (April 10, 2015) - UC Davis Health System's weekly farmers market returns on April 23, resuming its effort to expand access to fresh, healthy food in the community. Fri, 10 Apr 2015 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9907 Susan Mar 2015-04-10T00:00:00Z Freischlag part of White House roundtable on climate change and health http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9908/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_9908 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (April 10, 2015) - Julie Freischlag, dean of the UC Davis School of Medicine, yesterday participated in a roundtable discussion at the White House on educating tomorrow’s health leaders about the impacts of climate change on human health. Fri, 10 Apr 2015 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9908 Susan Mar 2015-04-10T00:00:00Z Founding dean of UC Davis nursing school named among top Sacramento business women http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9909/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_9909 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (April 10, 2015) - Heather M. Young, the founding dean of the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis, was today named one of the Sacramento Business Journal’s “2015 Women Who Mean Business.” Fri, 10 Apr 2015 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9909 Susan Mar 2015-04-10T00:00:00Z A mother's genes can influence the bacteria in her baby's gut, researchers at UC Davis have found http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9890/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_9890 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (April 9, 2015) - Researchers at UC Davis have found that a gene, which is not active in some mothers, produces a breast milk sugar that influences the development of the community of gut bacteria in thier infants. The sugars produced by these mothers, called "secretors," are not digested by the infant, but instead nourish specific bacteria that colonize their babies' guts soon after birth. Thu, 09 Apr 2015 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9890 Phyllis Brown 2015-04-09T00:00:00Z Conquer Cancer Foundation selects UC Davis med student for award http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9896/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_9896 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (April 7, 2015) - The Conquer Cancer Foundation has selected UC Davis medical student Angel Morán for the 2015 American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Medical Student Rotation for Underrepresented Populations. Tue, 07 Apr 2015 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9896 Susan Mar 2015-04-07T00:00:00Z Women, regardless of their backgrounds, seek help for the 'got to go' feeling http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9876/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_9876 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (April 7, 2015) -  Regardless of their racial, ethnic, educational or socioeconomic background, women seek help for a frustrating — and ubiquitous — feature of becoming "a woman of a certain age:" the need be close to the women's room. Tue, 07 Apr 2015 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9876 Phyllis Brown 2015-04-07T00:00:00Z Book of photographs features people, traditions and color of Mexico http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9874/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_9874 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (April 7, 2015) - Marc Schenker, a UC Davis global health specialist and international authority on occupational health hazards, especially among immigrant populations, has published a book of photographs that captures the diversity, humanity, traditions and beauty of Mexican life. Tue, 07 Apr 2015 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9874 Carole Gan 2015-04-07T00:00:00Z Study finds characteristic pattern of protein deposits in retired NFL players' brains http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9892/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_9892 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (April 7, 2015) - A brain-imaging technique may enable the early detection of chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE), according to a study published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. Tue, 07 Apr 2015 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9892 Carole Gan 2015-04-07T00:00:00Z No-cost mapping services available for California-based labs to meet Meaningful Use requirements http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9886/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_9886 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (April 6, 2015) - As part of national Meaningful Use initiative, which aims to improve the coordination of care and electronic exchange of patient information among hospitals, labs, physicians and other health care organizations, providers must be able to receive and incorporate structured lab results from clinical laboratories using universal code systems for identifying laboratory and clinical observations, specifically LOINC (Logical Observation Identifiers Names and Codes) and SNOMED CT (Systematized Nomenclature of Medicine Clinical Terms). Mon, 06 Apr 2015 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9886 Carole Gan 2015-04-06T00:00:00Z $2.5 million Dignity Health gift to UC Davis nursing school creates first endowed deanship http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9880/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_9880 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (April 3, 2015) - The Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis announced today it received a $2.5 million gift from Dignity Health to create the first endowed deanship at UC Davis. Fri, 03 Apr 2015 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9880 Susan Mar 2015-04-03T00:00:00Z David Amaral named editor-in-chief of Autism Research http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9882/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_9882 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (April 2, 2015) - David G. Amaral, director of research at the UC Davis MIND Institute, has been named the new editor-in-chief of Autism Research, the peer-reviewed journal of the International Society for Autism Research (INSAR) and its publishing partner, Wiley. Amaral succeeds Anthony J. Bailey, the journal’s first editor-in-chief, who will step down at the end of March after nearly six years in the position. Thu, 02 Apr 2015 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9882 Phyllis Brown 2015-04-02T00:00:00Z Small RNA plays big role suppressing cancer http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9862/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_9862 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (April 2, 2015) - The micro RNA miR-22 has long been known for its ability to suppress cancer. However, questions remain about how it achieves this feat. For example, which molecules are regulating miR-22, and which are miR22 targets? Thu, 02 Apr 2015 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9862 Dorsey Griffith 2015-04-02T00:00:00Z UC Davis neuroscientist recognized for color vision and aging contributions http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9866/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_9866 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (April 1, 2015) - John S. Werner, a UC Davis neuroscientist and international authority on visual perception, has been selected to receive the 2015 Verriest Medal from the International Colour Vision Society for his contributions to understanding the structural and functional basis of color vision, how and why vision changes across the life span, and factors that contribute to loss of vision associated with disease. He will receive the award at the society’s biennial symposium in Sendai, Japan, on July 4.  Wed, 01 Apr 2015 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9866 Carole Gan 2015-04-01T00:00:00Z International team of researchers led by UC Davis receives $4 million NIH grant to study skull disorder in infants http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9867/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_9867 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (March 31, 2015) - Simeon Boyd, UC Davis professor of genetics and pediatrics, has received a nearly $4 million, five-year grant from the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research to lead a team of physicians and scientists from more than 10 centers in the United States and seven international sites, including Australia, Brazil, Bulgaria, Germany, Hungary, Italy and the United Kingdom, to study craniosynostosis, the premature fusion of the bony plates of the skull in infants. Tue, 31 Mar 2015 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9867 Phyllis Brown 2015-03-31T00:00:00Z Protein may improve liver regeneration http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9856/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_9856 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (March 31, 2015) - Researchers at UC Davis have illuminated an important distinction between mice and humans: how human livers heal. The difference centers on a protein called PPARα, which activates liver regeneration. Normally, mouse PPARα is far more active and efficient than the human form, allowing mice to quickly regenerate damaged livers. However, the research shows that protein fibroblast growth factor 21 (FGF21) can boost the regenerative effects of human PPARα. Tue, 31 Mar 2015 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9856 Dorsey Griffith 2015-03-31T00:00:00Z UC Davis receives stem cell grants for novel spina bifida and diabetic wound treatments http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9860/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_9860 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (March 26, 2015) - The state stem cell agency, California Institute for Regenerative Medicine (CIRM), today awarded a pair of grants totaling more than $7 million to UC Davis School of Medicine researchers who are working to develop stem cell therapies for spina bifida and chronic diabetic wounds. Thu, 26 Mar 2015 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9860 Susan Mar 2015-03-26T00:00:00Z UC Davis receives $10 million grant to establish center to study schizophrenia http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9769/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_9769 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (March 26, 2015) - UC Davis will establish a prestigious, leading-edge center to advance innovative research into the origins of schizophrenia: A Silvio O. Conte Center for Basic or Translational Mental-Health Research, one of only 15 such centers in the United States. Thu, 26 Mar 2015 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9769 Phyllis Brown 2015-03-26T00:00:00Z Parking and Transportation named "Business of the Year" for support of public transit http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9851/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_9851 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (March 26, 2015) - UC Davis Health System’s Parking and Transportation Services has been selected as the Business of the Year by the Sacramento Metro Chamber and the Sacramento Regional Transit District (RT). Thu, 26 Mar 2015 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9851 David Ong 2015-03-26T00:00:00Z Emergency medicine physicians urge colleagues to help prevent gun violence http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9850/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_9850 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (March 25, 2015) - In an editorial posted online today in the Annals of Emergency Medicine, two practicing emergency medicine physicians from the University of California, Davis, and Brown University — both thought leaders at the forefront of finding solutions to the public health crisis of gun violence — urge their colleagues to take direct action to protect the health and safety of patients and communities. Wed, 25 Mar 2015 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9850 Carole Gan 2015-03-25T00:00:00Z ADHD Program selected for new PEER patient portal by Genetic Alliance http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9848/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_9848 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (March 25, 2015) - The ADHD Program at the UC Davis MIND Institute has been selected to participate in an initiative that will link people with the condition in Sacramento and beyond with clinicians, researchers, advocates, support groups and each other, through an innovative privacy-assured online platform called Platform for Engaging Everyone Responsibly, or PEER. Wed, 25 Mar 2015 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9848 Phyllis Brown 2015-03-25T00:00:00Z Aguilar-Gaxiola honored by the Universidad Autónoma de Guadalajara http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9852/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_9852 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (March 25, 2015) - Sergio Aguilar-Gaxiola, founder and director of the UC Davis Center for Reducing Health Disparities and a professor of clinical internal medicine, has been honored by his medical school alma mater, the Autónomous University of Guadalajara (UAG), Mexico, for his exemplary work in medicine and service to his country. [en español] Wed, 25 Mar 2015 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9852 Susan Mar 2015-03-25T00:00:00Z UC Davis nursing professor presents at Institute of Medicine roundtable on health care technology http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9843/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_9843 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (March 24, 2015) - Katherine Kim, assistant professor at the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis, presents today at The Institute of Medicine, Roundtable on Health Literacy workshop, “Health Literacy and Health Information Technology,” in Washington, District of Columbia. Kim’s research on adapting technology for use by Native American populations is among topics examining how technology is used to make health decisions. Tue, 24 Mar 2015 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9843 Susan Mar 2015-03-24T00:00:00Z UC Davis Behavioral Health Center announces mental-health pilot awards http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9847/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_9847 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (March 24, 2015) - The recently established UC Davis Behavioral Health Center has announced new two-year grants as part of its 2015-2017 Pilot Award Program. The awards, granted to 16 investigators across UC Davis schools, colleges, departments, centers and programs, in Sacramento and Davis, support projects in the areas of behavioral health public policy, treatment and basic science research. Together, they total approximately $3.7 million. Tue, 24 Mar 2015 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9847 Phyllis Brown 2015-03-24T00:00:00Z Match Day delivers the future for UC Davis physicians-in-training http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9846/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_9846 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (March 23, 2015) - In a large event tent filled with excitement and anticipation, about 100 UC Davis School of Medicine students learned where they will be going for the next stage in their medical careers. Mon, 23 Mar 2015 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9846 Susan Mar 2015-03-23T00:00:00Z Nation's first conference on career flexibility for biomedical faculty features insights from Howell http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9839/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_9839 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (March 19, 2015) - In what was the first-ever convening of its kind, medical school leaders from across the nation met in Boston last week to discuss how academic physicians and scientists can have thriving careers with better work-life flexibility in an era of austere academic budget cuts. Thu, 19 Mar 2015 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9839 Susan Mar 2015-03-19T00:00:00Z Firearm violence trends in the 21st century http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9562/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_9562 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (March 19, 2015) - While the overall death rate from firearm violence has remained unchanged for more than a decade, the patterns for suicide and homicide have changed dramatically, a UC Davis study on the epidemiology of gun violence from 2003 to 2012 has found. The study was published today in the Annual Review of Public Health. Thu, 19 Mar 2015 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9562 Susan Mar 2015-03-19T00:00:00Z Randi Hagerman receives International Sisley-Lejeune Foundation Award http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9821/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_9821 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (March 18, 2015) - Randi Hagerman, medical director of the UC Davis MIND Institute, has received the prestigious International Sisley-Jerome Lejeune Award 2014 from the Paris-based Jérôme Lejeune Foundation, for her groundbreaking work developing targeted treatments for individuals with fragile X syndrome, a leading cause of intellectual disability and the leading single-gene cause of autism spectrum disorder.   Wed, 18 Mar 2015 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9821 Phyllis Brown 2015-03-18T00:00:00Z Alzheimer's Disease Center lecture explores connections between diabetes, heart disease and dementia http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9815/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_9815 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (March 18, 2015) - "Heart Disease, Diabetes and Dementia, What is the Connection?" will be the topic of the UC Davis Alzheimer's Disease Center 2015 Community Discovery lecture by center Associate Director Bruce Reed. Wed, 18 Mar 2015 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9815 Phyllis Brown 2015-03-18T00:00:00Z Commentary says study affirms that varied factors contribute to cognitive decline throughout adulthood http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9816/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_9816 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (March 16, 2015) - A study published online today in JAMA Neurology that finds associations between reduced hippocampal volume (HVa) and being male, but not the gene APOE ɛ4, suggests that there are multiple factors contributing to cognitive decline throughout adulthood, according to an accompanying commentary by UC Davis Alzheimer's Disease Center Director Charles DeCarli. Mon, 16 Mar 2015 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9816 Phyllis Brown 2015-03-16T00:00:00Z IHOP's National Pancake Day raises more than $100,000 for UC Davis Children's Hospital http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9812/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_9812 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (March 13, 2015) - Twenty-eight IHOP restaurants from 33 counties in Northern California raised more than $100,000 for UC Davis Children’s Hospital this month. IHOP guests enjoyed complimentary pancakes and were encouraged to make a donation to benefit UC Davis Children’s Hospital, the region’s local Children’s Miracle Network hospital at the tenth annual National Pancake Day on March 3, which raised funds for Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals. Fri, 13 Mar 2015 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9812 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2015-03-13T00:00:00Z Steinberg to present two lectures on mental-health policy in California at UC Davis in April http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9790/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_9790 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (March 10, 2015) - Former California Senate Pro Tempore Darrell Steinberg, who recently joined UC Davis Health System as director of policy and advocacy for the UC Davis Behavioral Health Center of Excellence and visiting professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, will present two special lectures in April. Tue, 10 Mar 2015 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9790 Phyllis Brown 2015-03-10T00:00:00Z U.S. News & World Report ranks new UC Davis School of Nursing among best http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9806/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_9806 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (March 10, 2015) - For the first time, U.S. News & World Report ranks the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis as among the best in the country for master’s-degree nursing programs in the 2016 U.S. News & World Report Best Graduate Schools. Tue, 10 Mar 2015 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9806 Susan Mar 2015-03-10T00:00:00Z UC Davis School of Medicine ranks among nation's best in primary care, research http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9805/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_9805 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (March 10, 2015) - U.S. News & World Report has ranked UC Davis School of Medicine among America's best medical schools for the quality of its educational programs in primary care and research. The news magazine's annual listing appeared today on the publication's website and will be published in its guidebook “Best Graduate Schools 2016.” Tue, 10 Mar 2015 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9805 Susan Mar 2015-03-10T00:00:00Z Pediatric bipolar disorder the topic of next UC Davis MIND Institute distinguished lecture http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9802/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_9802 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (March 9, 2015) - Mani Pavuluri, founding director of the Pediatric Mood Disorders Clinic and the Pediatric Brain Research and Intervention Center at the University of Illinois, Chicago, will address brain dysfunction in pediatric bipolar disorder during the next UC Davis MIND Institute Distinguished Lecturer Series address. Mon, 09 Mar 2015 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9802 Phyllis Brown 2015-03-09T00:00:00Z What we can learn about dyslexia using brain-imaging studies http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9697/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_9697 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (March 6, 2015) - How imagining technology illuminates the differences between the workings of the brain in children and adults with reading disability, or dyslexia, and those of people without the disorder, will be the topic of the March 2015 UC Davis MIND Institute Distinguished Lecturer Series presentation. Fri, 06 Mar 2015 00:00:00 PST http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9697 Phyllis Brown 2015-03-06T00:00:00Z National pain experts discuss care at UC Davis nursing school annual dean's lecture http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9796/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_9796 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (March 5, 2015) - Pain management experts from UC Davis and the nation convened Wednesday to discuss quality pain care for older adults at the 2015 Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis Lecture Series: Leading Change, Advancing Health. Thu, 05 Mar 2015 00:00:00 PST http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9796 Susan Mar 2015-03-05T00:00:00Z UC Davis graduate nursing students present scholarship to dean http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9791/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_9791 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (March 5, 2015) - Candidates from this spring’s graduating class of the Doctor of Philosophy program at the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis announced a $27,156 endowed scholarship fund for future students of the program, beginning this fall. Thu, 05 Mar 2015 00:00:00 PST http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9791 Susan Mar 2015-03-05T00:00:00Z Darrell Steinberg joins UC Davis Behavioral Health Center of Excellence http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9766/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_9766 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (March 4, 2015) - Darrell Steinberg, former Senate pro tempore for the state of California, has joined the faculty of the UC Davis School of Medicine as director of policy and advocacy for the recently launched UC Davis Behavioral Health Center of Excellence. Wed, 04 Mar 2015 00:00:00 PST http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9766 Phyllis Brown 2015-03-04T00:00:00Z UC Davis scientists describe novel drug mechanism that fights brain cancer http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9777/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_9777 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (March 3, 2015) - Researchers at UC Davis have developed and characterized a molecule that interferes with the internal regulation of cancer cells, causing them to self-destruct. This novel mechanism was found to be effective against glioma cells – responsible for a usually fatal type of brain cancer – and could be applicable to other highly aggressive cancers. Tue, 03 Mar 2015 00:00:00 PST http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9777 Dorsey Griffith 2015-03-03T00:00:00Z